Catholic University Professor’s Tweet Goes Viral in Response to French President

By Nell Rowe Catholic University’s Dr. Catherine Pakaluk of the Busch School of Business ignited a Twitter hashtag movement in response to recent comments by France’s President Emmanuel Macron linking lack of education to higher fertility in African nations. Macron spoke at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s ‘Goalkeepers’ event in New York on September Read More …

Wave of Explosives Sent to Trump Critics

By Alexander Santana Suspicious packages containing potential explosive devices were sent to multiple current and former government leaders, donors, and media outlets, raising concerns over the current political climate in the United States. Most recently, two additional pipe bombs, one addressed to former Vice President Joseph Biden and the other to actor Robert De Niro Read More …

Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis Speaks Out About the Freddie Gray Inspired Riots

By Duane Paul Murphy Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis discussed the 2015 Baltimore riots over Freddie Gray’s death and the impact it has on the city of Baltimore, at the Pryzbyla Center on Tuesday evening. The event was moderated by associate professor of sociology Brandon Vaidyanathan and organized by the university’s Institute for Human Read More …

The Virtue of Nationalism Lecture

By Nick Swanson “The Virtue of Nationalism” was a conversation with Yoram Hazony about how nationalism can lead to “a revitalization of tolerance,” hosted by the university’s Institute for Human Ecology, last Thursday, October 11. More than 35 students, faculty and staff attended the event with Hazony, an Israeli philosopher, bible scholar and political theorist. Read More …

Philosopher Gives Lecture on “Beauty in a World of Ugliness”

By Russell Blakeslee Acclaimed British philosopher and writer Sir Roger Scruton is recognized as a premier conservative thinker a polemicist and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2016 for his “services to philosophy, teaching and public education.” He also gave a lecture in Heritage Hall on Wednesday, October 10, focusing on finding beauty in Read More …

Speaker Recounts Violent History of Northern Ireland County, Looks Towards Future

By Abby Anderko Tensions between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland have been on the rise as “Brexit” has the ability for major ramifications on relationships between the two parts of Ireland since the 2017 announcement of Britain and the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union.   Before the Brexit issue began, relations Read More …